Conditional probabilities and imperfect vaccines III

Exploring a paradox of high vaccine coverage.

In the Washington Post, columnist Kate Cohen argues for two regular statistics:

I propose a running tally in bold type: covid deaths among unvaccinated vs vaccinated citizens. Two numbers, side by side.

This proposal may sound simple. Many public health analyses demonstrate effectiveness of approved Covid-19 vaccines against infection and hospitalisation. In a population without high coverage, most deaths from a…